CHANTLER Scott

CHANTLER Scott

Born February 9, 1972 in Deep River Ontario, he grew up in St Thomas. At 19 he attended the University of Waterloo where he majored in Fine Arts/Film Studies. He then entered the Computor Animation program at Sheridan College in Oakville.

His first job was in a corporate communications company where he created visual art for Fortune 500 companies. About 2000 he went freelance and was soon contributing to the field of webcomics. He entered the graphic novel field when with writer Joseph Torres he created Days Like This which was nominated by the American Library Association as one of its “Best Books for Teens” in 2004. He has done a second book with Torres called Scandalous which garnered him a Russ Manning Award nomination.

His first work as a cartoonist and second effort in the graphic novel field was Northwest Passage which was nominated for an Eisner Award, two Harvey Awards, three Shuster Awards and a Doug Wright Award. More recently he has created an all ages fantasy adventure series called “Three Thieves” pblished by Kids Can Press The first book Tower of Adventure won the 2011 Joe Shuster Award for Best Comic for Kids.

McClelland and Stewart published Two Generals his graphic biography about his grandfather’s experiences in the Second World War. It was nominated for two Eisner Awards, two Shuster Awards and the Ontario Library Association’s White Pine Award for Non-Fiction, as well as being listed by readers in CBC Canada Reads: True Stories as one of the top 40 Canadian non-fiction books of all time.

He presently lives in Waterloo Ontario with his wife and two sons.

WORK:

CARTOONIST:

BOOK GRAPHIC:

Content:

Biography:

Two Generals. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Ltd., 2010.

Novel:

Northwest Passage Bk 1. ONI Press Inc., June 2005.

Northwest Passage Bk. 2. ONI Press Inc., June 2007.

Northwest Passage.Bk. 3 ONI Press Inc., June 2007.

Northwest Passage, The Annotated. ONI Press Inc., June 2007.

Three Thieves Book 1: Tower of Treasure. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2011.

Three Thieves Book 2: The Sign of the Black Rock. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2011.

Three Thieves Book 3: The Captive Prince. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2012.

Three Thieves Book 4: The Kings Dragon. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2014.

Three Thieves Book 5: Pirates of the Silver Coast. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2014.

Three Thieves Book 6: The Dark Island. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2016.

Three Thieves Book 7: The Iron Hand. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2016.

BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Serial:

“Whatever Happened to the Red Ensign.” True Patriot: All New Canadian Comic Book Adventures. Ed., J. Torres. True Patriot Comics, 2013: 9-16.

“Red Ensign in ‘The Knight of Normandy’.” True Patriot: Heroes Of The Great White North. Ed., J. Torres. True Patriot Comics, 2014: 31-38.

ILLUSTRATOR:

BOOK GRAPHIC:

Cover:

Book:

Front: Days Like This. Oni Press Inc. March 2003.

Front:Northwest Passage Bk 1. ONI Press Inc., June 2005.

Front:Northwest Passage Bk. 2. ONI Press Inc., June 2007.

Front:Northwest Passage.Bk. 3 ONI Press Inc., June 2007.

Front:Northwest Passage, The Annotated. ONI Press Inc., June 2007.

Front: Three Thieves Book 1: Tower of Treasure. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2011.

Front: Three Thieves Book 2: The Sign of the Black Rock. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2011.

Front: Three Thieves Book 3: The Captive Prince. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2012.

Front: Three Thieves Book 4: The Kings Dragon. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2014.

Front: Three Thieves Book 5: Pirates of the Silver Coast. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2014.

Front: Three Thieves Book 6: The Dark Island. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2016.

Front: Three Thieves Book 7: The Iron Hand. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2016.

Front: Two Generals. McClelland and Stewart Ltd., 2010.

Content:

Novel:

Days Like This. Writ., J. Torres. Oni Press Inc. March 2003.

PERIODICAL TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Cover:

Front: Kayak, 44, Sept. 2013. Print. (Canada In Comics)

Front: Kayak, 45, Dec. 2013. (Epic Arctic)

Front: Kayak, 60, April 2017. (Canada 150)

Content:

History text:

“Riot In Regina.” Writ., Jean Mills. Kayak, 37, Sept. 2011: 18-21.

Story text:

“Guiding Lights.” Writ., Allyson Guillver. Kayak, 60, April 2017: 21-23..

SOURCE:

Book graphic:

“About the Creators.” True Patriot: All New Canadian Comic Book Adventures. Ed., J. Torres. True Patriot Comics, 2013: 103.

Periodical text:

“Warning: contains graphic content.” Writ., Charlie Gillis. Maclean’s, 23 Feb. 2016: 68.

Web:

“About”. Scott Chantler Cartoonist. 14 May 2012. <http://www.scottchantler.com/p/about.html>